Definición de destitution en inglés:


Saltos de línea: des¦ti|tu¦tion
Pronunciación: /ˌdɛstɪˈtʃuːʃn, ˌdɛstɪˈtjuːʃn


[mass noun]
Poverty so extreme that one lacks the means to provide for oneself: the family faced eviction and destitution
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They are by far the largest group amongst the fifth of India's population who live in extreme poverty and destitution.
  • If in two months stories of starvation and destitution continue to emerge out of Aceh, severe criticism will rain down on the government.
  • More than two million other people from Darfur are in extreme destitution, immediately requiring aid.
dire poverty, extreme poverty, poverty, impoverishment, insolvency, penury, pennilessness, impecuniousness, privation, indigence, ruin, ruination, pauperdom; hardship, neediness, need, want, reduced/straitened circumstances, dire straits, deprivation, disadvantage, distress, financial distress, difficulties; life on the breadline; beggary, mendicancy, vagrancy

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